Order by newest oldest recommendations. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Write to Katy Steinmetz at katy. Obama opposes the federal Defense of Marriage Act while running for a U. But Obama insisted Tuesday that "the notion that somehow I was always in favor of marriage per se [for gay couples] isn't quite accurate. Obama calls same-sex marriage case plaintiff on live TV.
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Obama: Axelrod 'mixing up' gay marriage stance
Obama himself was frustrated about it, if a description in a new book by his former top adviser, David Axelrodis to be believed. Same-sex marriage legal nationwide. As a candidate for the Illinois state senate inObama said he favored same-sex marriage in response to a questionnaire from a Chicago-area gay and lesbian newspaper. Gay rights protest, He also says, repeatedly, that he is against gay marriage. Axelrod wrote in his book published earlier Tuesday that Obama lied about his position on the issue for the sake of political expediency, writing that Obama had actually supported gay marriage for years.
Obama becomes the first president to use the word 'transgender' in a State of the Union address. Kim Davis is heroic. They also encourage press coverage of their protest actions. Obama himself was frustrated about it, if a description in a new book by his former top adviser, David Axelrodis to be believed. Asked to define marriage, Obama said: But out on the presidential campaign trail in AugustObama gave voice to the opposite view in an interview with evangelical pastor Rick Warren, head of Saddleback megachurch in southern California. In coming out in support of same-sex couples' right to marry in MayObama had cited "the evolution that I went through.